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PlastiColors - appointed distributor in South Africa for Lifeline Technology's specialty plastics additives range

Submission Date : 2020-06-10

PlastiColors appointed distributor for Lifeline Technology’s specialty plastics additives range

PlastiColors has recently been appointed distributor in South Africa for Lifeline Technology’s specialty plastics additives range.

PlastiColors is a family owned business and is one of the leading producers of colourant and additive masterbatches for plastics. PlastiColors pride themselves in being a supplier of technical and unique formulated masterbatches to ensure that our masterbatches meet the performance requirements of our client’s end applications. Lifeline Technologies is also a family owned business, established in India in 1993, with a mission to manufacture innovative and specialty additive products for the global plastics industry. The two companies’ business and market approach is a unique fit and we believe this partnership will add value to our product range and that of our clients, says Michelle Fleming, Director at PlastiColors.

Lifeline Technologies is a pioneer in nano silver technology in India and many parts of the world. The company has successfully obtained four patents for its products.

    PlastiColors will be representing the following range of additives from Lifeline technologies:
  • Anti-Microbial/Anti-Fungal – both a silver based and on organic based additive package are available to impart anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties to polymer surfaces.
  • Anti-Microbial/Anti-Fouling - prevents algae spores and barnacles, present in all water bodies, from growth on polymer surfaces.
  • Life Guard - based on micro particles of modified zeolite, this additive increases the shelf and transit life of packed fruits, vegetables, cut flowers and meat by reducing ethylene concentration.
  • Freshness Plus – based on silver micro particles, this additive increases the shelf and transit life of packed fruits, vegetables, cut flowers and meat by controlling ethylene concentration.
  • Rodent Repellent – based on a mixture of odour emitting chemicals and bitter compounds, this additive dissuades rodents from attacking polymers.
  • Ant Termite Repellent – based on a mixture of odour emitting chemicals and bitter compounds, this additive dissuades ants and termites from attacking polymers.
  • Insect Repellent – based on plant oils and odoriferous compounds, this additive protects the plant from insect attack in pre and post harvest conditions.
  • Vapour Corrosion Inhibitor – based on amines, this additive prevents the surface corrosion of packed components.
  • Odour Absorber – this is an odour absorber for use in bin liners, shoes and recycled resins.


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